Reaching Out for the Morales Family

  • Posted on: 12 September 2016
  • By: Brian and Mick

The B&M team has been deeply touched by a local tragedy.

Olga Morales, a B&M crew member, has helped us out on many occasions this past summer. Always ready to work - always a smile on her face. 

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Last Monday, there was a terrible fire at Olga's home in Middletown, RI.

Olga's 7-year-old brother, Ramon, died from injuries sustained during the fire

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and Olga's two sisters were injured.

Everything the family owns was destroyed and the family lacks adequate resources to cope with a disaster of this magnitude.

Please, Olga's family needs your help now. 

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Newport, RI is accepting and distributing donations to the family. 

Please refer to the MLK website for the family's most immediate needs. 

HOW YOU CAN HELP:

• Donations of cash, gift cards, clothing and household goods are being accepted at the MLK Community Center Mon - Fri 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Address: 20 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd., Newport RI 02840

• Please make checks payable to Ramon's mother,Banghy Morales. (Do not make checks payable to the MLK Center.)

• Gift cards in any amount are needed to help the family replace possessions lost in the fire.

• EVERY gift of cash, gift cards, clothing or household goods will go directly to the Arroyo/Morales family.

• The MLK Community Center will deliver all donations directly to the family. No fees will be deducted from your gift; 100% of your generosity will help the Arroyo/Morales family.

We live in an incredibly caring community. Thank you in advance for helping this local family. Please help us spread the word and share this message widely.

Thank you in advance for your kindness.

- Brian, Mickey and the team at B&M Catering        

Fabulous Clambake Wedding

  • Posted on: 1 September 2016
  • By: Brian and Mick

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Elizabeth and Erick's outdoor wedding was held at the beautiful Walker Island Campground in Chester, MA. Over 140 guests enjoyed appetizers of clam chowder shooters and tomato mozzarella skewers.

The main meal included lobster for everyone along with BBQ steak tips, mushroom Napoleons, steamed red bliss potatoes with onions, corn on the cob, steamed clams - and, of course, our ever-popular corn bread.

We were so happy to have the opportunity to work with Jackie Martucci, event planner, to contribute to this very special day at a really fun venue. 

It's no secret, we are absolutely thrilled to open our mail, email, and online listings to read how happy folks have been with the food and the service they experienced from the B&M kitchens and staff. We are incredibly proud of our hardworking team members.

Have you had a great experience with our services?  We invite you to share your thoughts on the platform of your choice:

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101 Things To Do In Rhode Island

  • Posted on: 23 August 2016
  • By: Brian and Mick

We were thrilled to get this message on our Facebook Page:

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So, of course, we had to head out to buy ourselves a copy of 101 Things to Do In Rhode Island!

We found ourselves on page 28 of the book and listed as No. 9 on the list.

No 9. Dig into a beloved Rhode Island tradition, a classic old-fashioned New England clambake.

rhode island clambake

"New England is known for a lot of things, but some of the most endearing to the locals here are summertime clambakes. Prepare your feast in an open beach pit (where permitted) or steam your meal in a giant stainless-steel pot.  Make sure to have plenty of lobster, mussels, steamers, quahogs, red bliss potatoes, corn-on-the-cob, and fresh seaweed to help with the steaming.  

You can do it all yourself, or call B&M Catering and they'll set it up for you!"

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101 Things To Do In Rhode Island

Size: 10" x 7"

303 Color Photos / 176 Pages

Hard Cover $29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7643-5138-9

Gary J. Sikorski is a freelance photographer who has worked in the tourist-related industry on Martha's Vineyard for several decades. He has photographed virtually every country in Western Europe, and parts of South America, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Hawaii. 

Listen to Gary talk about his work on The Rhode Show.

We are honored to be included in a wonderful book - about our wonderful state.

Rhode Island Proud!

Lunch for the Office? Try A Rollup Sandwich Buffet

  • Posted on: 23 August 2016
  • By: Brian and Mick

luncheon catering menuPhotography by Heller Photography

 

Is it your turn to order lunch for the next office event? No worries, we've got you covered. Our Rollup Buffet menu offers something for everyone. Our most popular rollup sandwiches remain the Turkey with Cranberry and Stuffing and the Pesto Chicken. Many prefer the more traditional deli sandwiches such as our Genoa Salami with Provolone or either of the Reubens (corned beef or sliced turkey).

Served with popular side dishes such as our Pasta Pesto, Red Bliss Potato Salad, or Mandarin Orange & Toasted Almond Salad, this menu is sure to have something for everyone in the office.

lunch catering rollup sandwiches(sandwich varieties may change upon request)

 

Would you like more ideas for your luncheon event? We've designed a full page of options for you to peruse. Visit our Box Lunch and Sandwich Menus page for more ideas on creating an office luncheon that is sure to please everyone. 

Need some help planning? Give us a call in the office. We are sure to have some helpful suggestions for you.

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Serenity at Solitude Springs

  • Posted on: 15 August 2016
  • By: Brian and Mick

We were just talking about all of the beautiful venues we've had the pleasure of catering this past summer. We've catered in backyards, beaches, parking lots, barns, museums, even in warehouses.

This week we will be heading to Solitude Springs in Ashaway, RI to cater a wedding with approximately 200 guests.
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The appetizers served in the Bamboo Garden and include:
  • Oysters
  • Littleneck clams
  • Scallops wrapped in bacon
  • Italian meatballs
  • Stuffed mushrooms.

Dinner is served under a tent by the water. (sigh, seriously, though - we are just so grateful!) 
On the menu:
  • Cherry bomb salad
  • Mojo chicken
  • Grilled shrimp skewers
  • BBQ steak tips
  • Baked macaroni and cheese
  • Grilled vegetables
  • Cornbread (of course)
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Solitude Springs is also known as Miner Family Farm. Their website tells us that "Tomaquag Brook runs through the property and underground springs are abundant, with wood and stone bridges crossing different areas throughout the property. There are benches  There are benches for sitting in delightful little nooks created with various plantings that invite one to sit a spell. Towering bamboo, ponds, babbling brooks, an old-fashioned swing and gardens everywhere create a natural atmosphere that embraces solitude, reflection and even play."

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Solitude Springs has been described as "A Work of Art" and a "Wonderland of Water". This venue may just be the perfect spot for your wedding, birthday party, shower, reunion, company outing or fundraising event. You can find some great photos on the Solitude Springs Facebook album.

As we have said many times, we get to cater weddings, rehearsals, birthdays, reunions  - just about anything - in the most interesting and most beautiful places in New England. Need some event planning tips?  Give Tim a call in our office.  He’s seen them all.

solitude springs wedding
photo credit: Jaime Marland Photography


View more local venue options.

Learn more about:

South County Museum, Narragansett, RI

Kinney Bungalow, Narraganset, RI

Arrowhead Acres, Uxbridge, MA

Easton’s Beach Rotunda, Newport, RI

Five Bridge Inn, Rehoboth, MA

The Overlook at Geer Tree Farm, Griswold, CT

Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI

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